John 16:24 (KJV) Hitherto have ye asked nothing in my name: ask, and ye shall receive, that your joy may be full.

In getting answers to your prayer, it is important to demand that circumstances align with the word of God. Mel Bond speaks of understanding the word of God, and with that knowledge, demanding that all situations and circumstances reconcile towards God’s word. Mel emphasizes that the word ‘ask’ in the verse above fundamentally means ‘to demand’ in the originally written text..